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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 378: Goethe-Schiller Monument

Why are two German writers memorialized in Golden Gate Park? As part of our series of podcasts commemorating the Park's 150th Anniversary, we uncover the statue's origins as a cultural landmark.
- May 9, 2020

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 378: Goethe-Schiller Monument Outside Lands Podcast Episode 378: Goethe-Schiller Monument

pictured:Golden Gate Park, circa 1910

Goethe and Schiller statue on original location on Music Concourse. Two carriages with passengers. It was installed with donations from the German community on the west side of the Music Concourse, (current site of the de Young Museum Sculpture Garden) on August 11, 1901. It would be moved to the current east side of the Concourse in the early 1920s.

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